The Kremlin said on Friday it would defend Russians and Russian speakers in Ukraine politically and diplomatically from any illegal activity against them amid a historic Ukrainian split from the Russian Orthodox Church.

Map. History of Ukraine conflict

21 October 2018
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Poroshenko enacted the decision of the National Security and Defense Council on urgent protection on the seas and the Donbas
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Ukrainian MFA: Russia now justifies aggression against Ukraine with pretext of "protection of Orthodoxy"
Dodon meets with Macron: Paris can give impetus to conflict resolution in Transnistria
RussiaRussian Navy 310 'Perekop',a Smolny Class training ship with naval cadets on board arrived from Severomorsk to Sevastopol today, October 12, 2018 at 07.00Z.1 week ago
RussiaRussian Navy 310 'Perekop',a Smolny Class training ship with naval cadets on board arrived from Severomorsk to Sevastopol today, October 12, 2018 at 07.00Z.
The @PACE_LegalHR Committee has again urged Russia to release all Ukrainian citizens detained on its territory or in Crimea on "politically motivated or fabricated charges".
Ukrainian army held training on defending the coast in Zaporizhie region
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Hug: UAF has taken a welcome step in establishing a Civilian Casualties Mitigation Team. It's a step that urgently needs to be replicated on the other side of the contact line. This conflict – supposedly fought for civilians – cannot be fought at their expense.
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Hug: Political settlement cannot happen while children die. Violence must stop – not just to prevent more children dying in the immediate term – but to allow for an agreed future to emerge at the table: a sustainable, long-term peace where no more children die. zerocivcas
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Hug: The absence of accountability has brought empty broken promises. there is promise of zerociviliancasualties; concrete action required if to be more than words: withdraw weapons, demine, disengage and cease fire now. Fight for civilians; not at their expense. Donbas
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Hug: Responsibility rests with those who failed to comply, with those pulling trigger and signing agreements; they must be held to account. 28 children were killed not by accident or mistake. MinskAgreements Donbas
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Hug: Many homes have no gas or other means of heating; others are being burnt to the ground and/or destroyed. Donbas conflictUkraine
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Hug: They promised to stop firing weapons but there is no "comprehensive ceasefire". Last week, SMM recorded 6,600+ ceasefire violations; 218,000+ in 2018. While homes are unlit because of power outages, the night-time sky is lit up by tracer rounds and explosions
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Hug: 28 children and almost 200 other innocent civilians killed or injured this year as sides have not fully withdrawn weapons, demined, disengaged or ceased fire; they promised but have not. zerocivcas Donbas conflictUkraine
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Russia is not a party to the conflict [in the east of Ukraine], so it can only express regret because of Kyiv’s steps that lead to tensions,” Peskov answered on Poroshenko’s permission to return fire from all available weapons in the Donbas.
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The Kremlin said on Friday it would defend Russians and Russian speakers in Ukraine politically and diplomatically from any illegal activity against them amid a historic Ukrainian split from the Russian Orthodox Church.
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Peskov: Kremlin is deeply concerned about Ecumenical Patriarchate decision on Ukrainian Church
Lysychansk: explosion over the city. Press-secretary of Luhansk region EMERCOM says that parts of Osa ground-to-air missile have fallen near RTI plant. Says that information about incident is restricted, and it is likely Joint Operation Forces activity
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NATO E3 Sentry AWACS LX-N90453 NATO07
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Kyiv Patriarchate says the second half of November is the earliest that the Ukrainian Orthodox Church could receive the tomos of independence, at the next synod of the Constantinople Patriachate
Arms and Security 2018 exhibition in Kyiv. Last day, few more shots.1 week ago
Arms and Security 2018 exhibition in Kyiv. Last day, few more shots.
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Joint Forces Operation Press Center: yesterday Russian forces opened fire 27 times.
US Department of State: The U.S congratulates Ukraine's Parliament on extending the law on special status 4 Russia-controlled areas of eastern Ukraine. This step towards peace stands in sharp comparison to Russia's continued failure to fulfill its Minsk commitments. We call on Russia to join Ukraine.
OSCE SMM Report 10 Oct: An SMM long-range unmanned aerial vehicle again spotted vehicles moving on a dirt road towards the border with the Russian Federation where there are no border crossing facilities in a non-government-controlled area of Donetsk region.
An F-16 fighter jet from the Polish Air Force's 2nd Tactical Air Wing is refueled by KC-135 Stratotanker with 126th Air Refueling Wing, Illinois @AirNatlGuard during Exercise ClearSky 2018 conducted in Ukraine
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Moscow Church promises "harsh response after Constantinopol actions concerning Ukraine". Meeting of Moscow Church is scheduled for 15th of October
Text of today's Ecumenical Orthodox Patriarchate announcement1 week ago
Text of today's Ecumenical Orthodox Patriarchate announcement
Big fire at "Gorny" college in Donetsk
Filaret: we will join our churches soon and there will be single Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Moscow Church in Ukraine should be named as is1 week ago
Filaret: we will join our churches soon and there will be single Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Moscow Church in Ukraine should be named as is
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The SBU received more evidences of the aggressive actions of Russian intelligence services against Ukraine using a controlled hacker group responsible for conducting cyberattacks on critical infrastructure sites with BlackEnergy and NotPetya
Poroshenko: there is a decision on autocephaly already1 week ago
Poroshenko: there is a decision on autocephaly already
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Holy Synod of Ecumenical Orthodox Patriarchate has granted autocephaly to Ukrainian Orthodox Church
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Holy Synod of Ecumenical Orthodox Patriarchate cancelled anathema for Ukrainian Patriarch Filaret. And recognized annexation of Kyiv Metropoly in 1686 by Moscow Church as illegal
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Ukrainian FM Klimkin: No reasons for Moscow Church to stay in Ukraine
Amb. Yovanovitch joined President @poroshenko at the multinational #ClearSky2018 military exercise at Starokostiantyniv Air Base. Hundreds of American military personnel are participating to underscore U.S. support for Ukrainian independence, democracy, prosperity and security.
Russian coast guard detained 2 Ukrainian fishermen in Azov Sea "for poachering"
Businessman was attacked in Kherson region, attackers rammed his car, shot his driver and him with AK rifle. Both wounded
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